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Arthur Holly Compton, American physicist (1892...

Arthur Holly Compton, American physicist (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When did Arthur Holly Compton win Nobel Prize for Physics?
a) 1923
b) 1925
c) 1924
d) 1927

2. When was Arthur Holly Compton born?
a) 7 November 1887
b) 7 June 1882
c) 10 September 1892
d) 21 January 1894

3. Where was Arthur Holly Compton born?
a) Newark
b) Wooster
c) Atlanta
d) Sacramento

4. From which university did Arthur Holly Compton get doctorate?
a) Harvard
b) Ohio State
c) Princeton
d) Boston

5. When did Arthur Holly Compton become the head of the department of physics at Washington University?
a) 1916
b) 1920
c) 1912
d) 1914

English: Physicists Arthur Compton and Werner ...

Physicists Arthur Compton and Werner Heisenberg, 1929 at Chicago (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6. What did Arthur Holly Compton call the particles of X-rays?
a) Positrons
b) Photons
c) Neutrons
d) Electrons

7. For what did Arthur Holly Compton win Nobel Prize for Physics?
a) Discovery of cadmium
b) Research on cathode rays
c) Discovery and explanation of change in the wavelength of X-Rays when they collide with
electrons in metals
d) Research on gravity

8. At which university did Arthur Holly Compton teach in 1923-1945?
a) Chicago
b) Yale
c) Notre Dame
d) Regent

9. When did Arthur Holly Compton die?
a) 4 July 1958
b) 20 May 1957
c) 15 March 1962
d) 29 December 1960

10. Where did Arthur Holly Compton die?
a) St. Louis
b) Berkeley
c) New Orleans
d) Austin

Arthur Holly Compton Quiz Questions with Answers

English: Time Magazine cover for January 13, 1...

Time Magazine cover for January 13, 1936 with photo of Arthur Compton, winner of the 1927 Nobel Prize in Physics and later head of the Manhattan Project’s Metallurgical Laboratory. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When did Arthur Holly Compton win Nobel Prize for Physics?
d) 1927

2. When was Arthur Holly Compton born?
c) 10 September 1892

3. Where was Arthur Holly Compton born?
b) Wooster

4. From which university did Arthur Holly Compton get doctorate?
c) Princeton

5. When did Arthur Holly Compton become the head of the department of physics at Washington University?
b) 1920

6. What did Arthur Holly Compton call the particles of X-rays?
b) Photons

7. For what did Arthur Holly Compton win Nobel Prize for Physics?
c) Discovery and explanation of change in the wavelength of X-Rays when they collide with electrons in metals

8. At which university did Arthur Holly Compton teach in 1923-1945?
a) Chicago

9. When did Arthur Holly Compton die?
c) 15 March 1962

10. Where did Arthur Holly Compton die?
b) Berkeley

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